Towards a sustainable future: A systematic review of mobile learning and studies in higher education

Asadullah, Md, Yeasmin, Minara, Fakhre Alam, Abid, Alsolami, Abdulaziz, Ahmed, Naved and Atoum, Ibrahim (2023) Towards a sustainable future: A systematic review of mobile learning and studies in higher education. Sustainability, 15 (17): 12847. pp. 1-17. ISSN 2071-1050

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In recent years, mobile learning has emerged as a promising educational paradigm, revolutionizing the landscape of higher education. As the world confronts escalating environmental challenges and calls for sustainable solutions, it becomes essential to explore the potential of mobile learning to contribute to a more sustainable future. This review encompasses a comprehensive analysis of the existing literature, focusing on empirical studies, theoretical frameworks, and case studies conducted between 2002 and 2021. A substantial corpus of 981 articles were selected for in-depth examination by employing rigorous inclusion and exclusion criteria. The findings reveal that mobile learning has witnessed significant growth and diversification within higher education, with pervasive adoption across various disciplines and student populations. The identified studies present many innovative mobile learning strategies, encompassing mobile applications, gamified learning platforms, augmented reality experiences, and location-based learning. In conclusion, this systematic review underscores the substantial potential of mobile learning in higher education toward a sustainable future. By harnessing technological innovations, promoting eco-friendly practices, and fostering digital inclusivity, institutions can embark on a transformative journey that enhances educational outcomes and contributes to environmental preservation and global sustainability efforts. Future research should focus on exploring new avenues for sustainable mobile learning and conducting longitudinal studies to assess the long-term impact of mobile learning initiatives on educational outcomes and environmental conservation.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Bibliometrics | Mobile Learning | Higher Education | Mobility | Robotics | Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Social Sciences (General)
JGU School/Centre: Global Library
Depositing User: Amees Mohammad
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2023 14:15
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2023 14:17
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